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  • Theorizing Animalsby Nik Taylor; Tania Signal

    BRILL 2011; US$ 121.00

    Drawing on current trends in post-modernism and post-humanism this books offers a challenge to current ways of thinking, theorising and talking about animals and humanimal relations more...

  • For the Love of Animalsby Kathryn Shevelow

    Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 23.99

    The engaging story of how an unlikely group of extraordinary people laid the foundation for the legal protection of animals In eighteenth-century England?where cockfighting and bullbaiting drew large crowds, and the abuse of animals was routine?the idea of animal protection was dismissed as laughably radical. But as pets became more common, human... more...

  • Saving Mollyby James Mahoney

    Algonquin Books 1998; US$ 17.95

    The puppy was dying when James Mahoney found her. Molly was not the first dying animal the research veterinarian had seen. But Molly's struggle sent him barreling over rough Jamaican mountains in a borrowed car, searching for the equipment he'd need to save her. More than a story about a dog, this is the story of a rescued man. He asks himself questions:... more...

  • Zoopolisby Sue Donaldson; Will Kymlicka

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    For many people "animal rights" suggests campaigns against factory farms, vivisection or other aspects of our woeful treatment of animals. Zoopolis moves beyond this familiar terrain, focusing not on what we must stop doing to animals, but on how we can establish positive and just relationships with different types of animals. more...

  • The Death of the Animalby Paola Cavalieri; Peter Singer

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J. M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory... more...

  • The Irish Donkeyby Averil Swinfen

    The Lilliput Press 2004; US$ 6.99

    The donkey is an integral part of the Irish landscape and tradition. This new, enlarged edition of a book originally published in 1969 traces the evolution of the species from its origins in Africa and central Asia to its arrival in Ireland in the early mediaeval period, and the multiple uses to which it was put in transport and agriculture. The life... more...

  • Animals, Rights and Reason in Plutarch and Modern Ethicsby Stephen Newmyer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This groundbreaking volume explores Plutarch's unique survival in the argument that animals are rational and sentient, and that we, as humans, must take notice of their interests. Exploring Plutarch's three animal-related treatises, as well as passages from his ethical treatises, Stephen Newmyer examines arguments that, strikingly, foreshadow those... more...

  • Diet for a New America 25th Anniversary Editionby John Robbins

    New World Library 2012; Not Available

    In what Frances Moore Lappé called ?a tender, not strident voice,? John Robbins makes perhaps the most eloquent argument for vegetarianism ever published. more...

  • Being Animalby Anna L. Peterson

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 30.99

    If nature is what lies beyond human society, then animals must be a part of it. For most people, animals are the most significant aspects of the nonhuman world. They symbolize nature in our imaginations, in popular media and culture, and in campaigns to preserve the wilderness. They are also real creatures and individual subjects with whom we have... more...

  • Lost and Foundby Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 11.27

    In the heart-warming Lost and Found , discover tales from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home that celebrate the power of animals to transform people's lives. We hear from the young boy whose Battersea dog helped him to deal with a serious autoimmune disease, and from a woman whose Staffie was the friend who got her through cancer. We meet the couple who... more...